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Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

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Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

I’m glad you’re here! Welcome to my stop on the Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop. You should have gotten here by way of Yana’s blog, but in case you missed a stop, the full hop list can be found at the CardMaker Blog.

The wonderful crew at Spellbinders sent out a set from the September Large Die of the Month Club for us to create with, and I immediately loved the corner die in the set. It looks like a little tiara 🙂

Of course, I had to dip it in Ranger Princess Gold Embossing Powder and heat set it with a heat tool. I added some Swarovski™ crystals since no self-respecting tiara would be seen without a little “bling”.

Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

I like using crystals more than adhesive gems. They are a little pricey, but I don’t use them often and they are super sparkly. I adhered them to the tiara with a few dabs of Glossy Accents, then added the piece to the card front with Foam Squares.

Next, I picked out a sentiment from Choose Joy by Papertrey Ink. Since the wording was small with fine lines, I stamped the image with VersaFine Ink in Onyx Black so they would be nice and crisp.

Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

The paper I used is called Royal Sundance Felt cardstock. It’s 110lb weight so it can be used for panels as well as bases. The texture is amazing and looks great on a card with a lot of white space. I adhered my finished panel to an A2 card base. I love how soft and feminine this card came out 🙂

Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

Your next and final stop on the hop is the Spellbinders Blog, and they have a little something special going on over there!

Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop

Thanks for hopping along with us on the Cardmaker Magazine & Spellbinders Blog Hop! Oh, and make sure you enter the giveaway… you can’t win if you don’t play!

Click here to go now 🙂

<3 Niki


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44 Comments

  1. The simplicity of the card really shows off your design!! The gold with the crystals is stunning!! Fabulous job and drooling over your card and these magnificient dies in the kit!!

  2. You’re right! It looks just like a tiara. And I really appreciate the clean and simple design with such a complex die. It’s beautiful!

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